Learn the language of business and be equipped to better understand how organizations operate, with a minor in business management. The specific courses taken in the minor provide you with a solid knowledge base, and the strong quantitative skills necessary for a successful career in business.
Parkside's business program within the College of Business, Economics, and Computing, is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB) and is the only AACSB accredited business program based in Kenosha, Racine or Lake County, Illinois.
ACCREDITED FOR QUALITY
Our Business Department is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB). We offer a high-quality, highly relevant educational experience taught by professors who regularly interact with the business community and who are up to date with the rapid changes in the global business environment.
Only 5% of business schools worldwide have earned this "gold standard" program accreditation.
Some courses you will be taking
Examines the role of the operations function in an organization; strategy and competitiveness, supply chain management, forecasting and inventory control, total quality management, statistical quality control, lean manufacturing, scheduling, project management, and application of these principles in manufacturing and service organizations.
Introduces financial accounting emphasizing basic concepts and procedures in accumulating, measuring, and communicating financial information. Includes preparation, analysis, and interpretation of financial statements.
Introduces individual and group behavior in organizations and to organizational theory. Includes motivation, communication, stress, leadership decision-making, organizational processes and structures, and interactions between organizations and external environments.